Nathan Shock Centers Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications to develop and maintain a Nathan Shock Centers Coordinating Center (NSC3). Applicants should be familiar with Nathan Shock Centers (NSC) activities, but they do not need to be part of an active Center. Major activities of the proposed NSC3 will include improving visibility of the NSC nationally and internationally, improving collaboration and coordination among NSC, enhancing NSC training activities, facilitating the sharing of resources, and interacting with NIA and NSC to develop strategies and plans for further development. The successful application will include a proposal to improve transparency and the interactions of NSC with the research community. It should also leverage existing bioinformatics resources.

Only one application per institution is allowed.


  • Duke Internal: August 21, 2019
  • Application Due Date(s): October 22, 2019

​RFA-AG-20-021 Expiration Date October 23, 2019

Agency Website



Amount Description

The budget should be consistent with the work proposed but must not exceed $350,000 in direct costs per year.

Awards are for a maximum of 5 years.

Funding Type





Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science

Internal Nomination

Owing to the sponsor's restriction on the number of applications that may be submitted from Duke, anyone wishing to pursue nomination should submit the following materials as one PDF.

A letter of support from dean or chair - 1 to 1.5 pages
NIH Biosketch of project leader
Draft of the following:
    Project Summary/Abstract – 30 lines of text
    Project Narrative – three sentences
    Specific Aims – 1 page

Please submit internal materials through My Research Proposal. (Code ILN)

Instructions for both creating an account (if you don't already have one) and submitting your materials can be found here:

Internal Deadline

August 21, 2019

External Deadline

October 22, 2019